History of Technology in the Pre-Modern World 9781516548941, 9781516548958

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History of Technology in the Pre-Modern World
 9781516548941, 9781516548958

Table of contents :
Table of Contents
Introduction
1- The Structure of Thinking in Technology
2- The Reign of the Farmer
3- Science before the Greeks
4- Egyptian Pyramids
5- Ancient Asian Engineering
6- A Marvel of Maya Engineering: Water Management at Tikal
7- Alexandria and After
8- Civil Engineering
9- Plows, Stirrups, Guns, and Plagues
10- Technology and the Natural Sciences
11- The First Androids
12- The Culture Origins of the First Industrial Revolution
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